In large font on the front page of both ESRI reports commissioned for the GAA and GPA exists the phrase “evidence for policy”.
GAA president John Horan has condemned Colm O’Rourke for questioning the presence of Dublin CEO John Costello on the new fixtures calendar review task force.
Former Louth star JP Rooney insists he doesn’t harbour any bitterness towards ex-Meath forward Joe Sheridan following the controversial 2010 Leinster SFC final between the counties.
You need a thick skin in this game. Analysing football, and playing it.
Former All Star attacker Stephen Bray has given Meath a major boost by confirming he will continue his inter-county career.
The Leinster Council last night opted against moving Dublin’s senior footballers outside Croke Park for their 2015 quarter-final clash against Longford or Offaly.
The trend of the Meath SFC title not being retained since Dunshaughlin completed a three-in-a-row in 2002 continues, with Wolfe Tones sending holders Summerhill packing, 2-11 to 0-8, in a quarter-final clash at Páirc Tailteann on Saturday.
Limerick hurling captain Donal O’Grady returns at centre-forward for Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final meeting with Kilkenny.
Jim Gavin has commended the restraint of Eoghan O’Gara in the face of intense provocation in last month’s Leinster final.
Those who know him best will tell you it takes a lot to fell Mickey Burke.
Meath 7-13 Carlow 0-6
All Star nominated forward Mickey Newman has emerged as Meath’s most serious injury concern ahead of their Leinster championship opener.
Louth 1-12 Meath 2-10
Tyrone 0-17 Meath 2-9
Mickey Burke has been named in the Meath team to take on defending champions Dublin in Sunday's Leinster SFC final at Croke Park (throw-in 2pm).
It’s from a school of hard knocks that Seamus Kenny has graduated from to experience Leinster final days.
Dublin manager Jim Gavin says that Alan Brogan still has a chance of playing in Sunday week's Leinster SFC final, but only if he shows form in training.
Meath 0-18 Wexford 0-13
There are two changes to the Meath defence for their Leinster SFC semi-final clash with Wexford at Croke Park on Sunday (throw-in 2pm).
Wicklow 1-12 Meath 1-17
Meath manager Mick O'Dowd has included two Championship debutants in his team to face Wicklow in Saturday's Leinster SFC quarter-final in Aughrim (throw-in 7pm).
ALL-IRELAND COLLEGES SAFC FINAL
New Meath manager Mick O’Dowd admits reducing the county’s yawning injury list is his first big challenge.
It’s the taboo word within the club game.
Meath chairman Barney Allen says the identity of Seamus McEnaney’s successor is unlikely to be known until October.
Although it appears a futile statement, Meath captain Shane McAnarney has backed Seamus McEnaney to remain on as manager for a third season.
Injured Meath captain Seamus Kenny says the county just have to accept they only have six days to recover from losing Sunday’s Leinster final and ready themselves for Laois.
Should he stay or should he go?
Kildare beaten, convincingly.
Tomorrow sees the start of July, the month when all the major All-Ireland contenders like to see themselves move into some bit of form.
Stephen Bray will return from injury to lead the Meath attack in Sunday's Leinster SFC quarter-final against Carlow at O'Connor Park (throw-in 2pm).
Cork boss Conor Counihan has kept faith with the side that claimed the honours in last month’s league final against Mayo for their 2012 championship opener against Kerry in Sunday’s Munster SFC semi-final.
The gloss has been taken off Meath's Leinster SFC win over Wicklow with the news that captain Seamus Kenny will miss the rest of the Championship.
Wicklow boss Harry Murphy fears captain Leighton Glynn sustained a broken ankle in yesterday’s defeat to Meath.
Meath 0-16 Wicklow 0-11
Them being friends and all, Seamus Kenny can take the proverbial out of Meath’s prodigal son Joe Sheridan.
There are four Championship debutants selected in the Meath team to face Wicklow in Sunday's Leinster SFC first round clash at Dr Cullen Park (throw-in 3.30pm).
The knives are being sharpened, the guns oiled. Seamus McEnaney’s detractors in Meath have their ammunition.
Gaelic Players’ Association (GPA) chiefs admit that Joe Sheridan’s decision to emigrate is a “stark reminder of how bad things are in the Irish economy”.
Changed times in Meath.
Allianz Football League Division 2: Westmeath 0-5 Meath 0-17
MEATH player-selector Graham Geraghty insists he will be gunning for a starting position for the league — but manager Seamus McEnaney has warned he will have to do a lot to be even considered a usable substitute.
IT may not have been the Manchester derby but Meath and Wexford managed to shake off the inevitable January cobwebs and inject an unexpected amount of entertainment into an O’Byrne Cup game of little importance at Pairc Tailteann yesterday.
HOLDERS Skryne failed to make it through to the last eight of the Meath SFC despite defeating already qualified Dunboyne by 0-13 to 0-7 at Navan’s Páirc Tailteann on Saturday evening.
A FEW pointers before we begin.
NOW that Meath have exited the Championship, County Board chiefs need to come out quickly and back Seamus McEnaney and his management team.
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